A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 15 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska (9 miles). The temblor was detected at 07:53:49 / 7:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.9252° West, latitude 51.835° North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: av62128251, ak02012bstfr, us60007kwx. Unique identifier: us60007kwx. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/01/20 / 2020-01-23 17:53:49 / January 23, 2020 @ 5:53 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-four, in the last 10 days one hundred and three, in the past 30 days one hundred and sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km ESE of Tanaga Volcano, Alaska. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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